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Turkish Data Protection Authority Fines TikTok

Mar 3, 2023
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Turkey’s data protection authority, the Kişisel Verileri Koruma Kurumu, fined TikTok 1.75 million liralar for insufficiently protecting users from unlawful data processing, Reuters reports. The KVKK said the fine resulted from TikTok “not taking all necessary measures to ensure the appropriate level of security to prevent unlawful processing of personal data.” It also said the platform should update the texts of its privacy and cookies policies to meet the country’s regulations.

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